Near Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
104th Illinois Infantry
1st Brigade - Carlin,
1st Division - Johnson,
14th Army Corps - Palmer.
LT COL - DOUGLAS HAPEMAN.
Reached General Hooker's command from Chattanooga soon after dark November 24th. Moved to Missionary Ridge via Rossville on the morning of November 25th, 1863.
Erected 1899 by State of Illinois. (Marker Number MT-183.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Cravens House Reservation, and the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park: November 24, 1863 series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1841.
Location. 35° 0.817′ N, 85° 20.525′ W. Marker is near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Shingle Road 0.1 miles north of Military Road. Marker is located on the grounds of the Cravens' House, a unit of Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlin's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Whitaker's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cravens House (within shouting distance of this marker); Howell's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Grose's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Participation of the Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooker's Column (within shouting distance of this marker); New York (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
More about this marker. According to the description information provided by the National Park Service, the monument is, “7'6" x 4'4" x 4'6" high rock-faced granite monument consisting of rectangular block with an inscribed polished front on rectangular base. The tops of both pieces are beveled. Marks unit's participation in Battle of Lookout Mountain.”
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 14, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.